Nintendo Throws Some Shade With New Animal Crossing Update

The update for Animal Crossing: New Leaf has added a range of new Nintendo themed Fortune Cookie prizes, including a Wii U. While game consoles have been present as items in Animal Crossing since the 2001 Gamecube release, the wording on the fortune that nets you a Wii U is pointed, to say the least.

In Animal Crossing: New Leaf you’ve always been able to win prizes from Fortune Cookies in Timmy and Tommy’s shop. Usually the winning fortune will make a reference to the item you’ll win—a Mario related item might reference a princess being in another castle, for instance.


This is what the fortune that wins you a Wii U says:

Ouch! Hopefully the villagers in Animal Crossing will give the console the appreciation it deserves.

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